Daily Archives: 2009-03-15

How many jobs went S’poreans?

According to investment bank Credit Suisse, Singapore’s population grew 18%, to about 4.8 million, from 2004 to 2008. More than three-quarters of that growth, Credit Suisse estimates, came from newly arrived foreigners taking lucrative positions at expanding private banks, oil-exploration firms and shipping companies. Foreigners filled 61% of the 796,000 jobs created in Singapore during that four-year period.  Time

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